NEWPORT NEWS - Minnie Elizabeth Yeatts, 97, passed away on Thursday April 24, 2014 at Consulate Health Care in Williamsburg. Elizabeth was born in Chatham, Virginia; she was the daughter of the late Ford and Ethel Oakes. She resided most of her life in Newport News, Virginia. Elizabeth was the wife of Walter Cole Yeatts. Elizabeth was preceded in death by nine of her siblings. Her memory is left to be cherished by her beloved son, Ronald David Yeatts (Billy) and his wife Sheila of Williamsburg, her grandchildren, Melissa R. Y. Harbour and her husband Norman, Abigail Y. Matschke, David Cole Yeatts and his wife, Sheri; and three great-grandchildren, Brett Taylor, Ryan Elizabeth Matschke, and Perry Elizabeth Yeatts. Elizabeth enjoyed gardening and was a very talented crafter. She was kind and had a generous soul. She loved the Lord. Family and friends will gather for a visitation to celebrate Elizabeth at Peninsula Funeral Home on Sunday, April 27, from 3 to 5 p.m. A graveside service will be held in Trinity Memorial Gardens in Farmville, Virginia on Monday, April 28 at 1 p.m. Arrangements are under the care of Peninsula Funeral Home.
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Published in Daily Press on Apr. 26, 2014
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